Tag Archives: Homeschooling

A Resource for Grandparents

I just found the best resource for grandparents who are teaching the little people in their family. It is from Nuturestore which has resources for creative kids learning. It describes the guiding principles of how to raise happy kids, with resources  to help you achieve them. Their manifesto for healthy kids: more play more child-led […]

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Grandparents Rule!

In a recent post I talked about the various reasons for grandparents to be involved in their grandchildren lives. My niece sent me some articles from The West Valley View Newspaper that serves Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson, Arizona, that speaks just to that topic. They describe how the West Valley cities proclaimed […]

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Grandparents rule!

Hello there, I have been thinking a lot about the role grandparents play in the lives of families today. For many years we became somewhat separated from our immediate families due to a variety of reasons- jobs, life style choices and numerous other issues. But, I am seeing more of a trend today for families […]

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Pregnant With Possobilities

This question, “Will my baby learn anything in the womb?” has elicited a wide variety of answers and has evolved considerably over time. Back in 1960 and 1963 when I was pregnant, there were not many, including doctors, who believed that learning occurred in the womb and actually they believed the very notion was foolish.All […]

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Grandparents Rule!

Hi there, I have decided to be somewhat preachy today because I am pretty concerned, not only about the quality of our education, but about the values and expectations we have for children. We have such a resource for teaching how we want our children to turn out in our grandparents. We may be older, […]

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Beginning to Homeschooling

This is a very informative article regarding having grandparents homeschool their children. I believe it to be quite relatable to my book, The BS Years (Before School), Setting the Stage for School Success. I advocate grandparents working with their grandchildren because they not only have time, but life experience to share . Grandparents have a […]

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Grandparents Rule!

I have talked before about grandparents being involved in the education of their grandchildren. There are so many reasons as to why this is happening. In some cases, some sort of a family upheaval has occurred creating a need for the grandparents to take over child rearing. The parents may not be in the picture […]

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Learning Centers for 2 Year Olds

Learning centers for our 2 year olds are available during the first hour of our morning. As soon as the children arrive and say their good-byes to parents or caregivers, they are free to move where they want around the classroom. We create inviting, hands-on activities that allow for much exploration. As with our 3 […]

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15 Name Crafts and Activities for Kids

  My kids love learning about their names! We love to do a lot of movement and art activities related to exploring the letters in their names and building their names. Today I have put together a collection of 15 of my favorite name crafts and activities that we’ve been pinning over on my Name […]

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The Common Sense Corner

The Common Sense Corner will offer suggestions for you to try on various issues with your BS age child. I was a single parent and raised two children to be pretty decent adults. They would be the first to say I was  strict, however, I prefer fair, but firm. In the classroom my philosophy was […]

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